The University of Guam (UOG) in partnership with the University of Iowa and the US Forest Service just gave a huge boost to the conservation of forests in Micronesia. After the completion of a 17-day intensive course, Tropical Forest Ecology, participants were eager to return to their home islands and apply what they had learned. […]
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Following a competitive application process, University of Guam biology major Jerilyn Calaor has been offered an award from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Click here to read more.
Excerpt from the USDA NRCS Newsletter Guam Producers sign EQIP contracts
University of Guam students in Robert Bevacqua’s agriculture class, Introduction to Plant Science, have experienced a unique service-learning opportunity. Students applied sustainable, eco-friendly technology to solve a real-world problem, pineapple propagation. In partnership with Valley of the Latte, students developed a pineapple planting strategy for the pineapple farm at this popular tourist destination. With a […]
Human activity continues to shape environmental systems around the world creating novel ecosystems that are increasingly prevalent in what some scientists call the Anthropocene (the age of humans). The island of Guam is well known as a textbook case for the devastating effects of invasive species on island ecosystems with the extirpation of most of […]
Guam GENE-ius, a new program at the University of Guam College of Natural & Applied Sciences that promotes STEM learning for young students, completed its very first seven-week long course on April 7. The program is a smaller version of the University of Hawai‘i’s (UH) GENE-ius Day program and caters to aspiring young scientists in […]
Bread, worms, fish? Or corn, crackers, stale donuts? Eight-year-old Tianna Vasquez-Bilon of the sixth Kids’ Freshwater Fishing Derby caught her 186mm tilapia with a proven fish favorite or, perhaps, a less traditional winning bait combo this past Sunday. In competition with 35 other youth, she was one child of many who contributed to the total […]
Mango season is just around the corner! Learn how to grow and care for your mango tree with our extension professional Jesse Bamba. Our extension & outreach workshop is on the 21 April 2018 from 9AM-11AM at the UOG ALS Building Room 127. Sign up today! Contact Jesse Bamaba at firstname.lastname@example.org,edu or call 16717352080
University of Guam Cooperative Extension & Outreach (UOG CE&O) and the Department of Agriculture’s Division of Aquatics and Wildlife Resources (DAWR) will host the Kids’ Freshwater Fishing Derby this Sunday, April 8 at Masso Reservoir in Piti from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. A legal guardian or parent should accompany competitors, ages 5-16 years old. […]